Solar Panels in
Lewes, DE

Updated 9/26/2020

How much do solar panels cost in Lewes, DE in 2020?

As of September 2020, the average solar panel cost in Lewes, DE is $2.60/W. Given a solar panel system size of 5 kilowatts (kW), an average solar installation in Lewes, DE ranges in cost from $11,050 to $14,950, with the average gross price for solar in Lewes, DE coming in at $13,000. After accounting for the 26% Federal Investment Tax Credit (ITC) and other state and local solar incentives, the net price you'll pay for solar can fall by thousands of dollars.

Importantly, these costs are typical for solar shoppers comparing solar quotes on the EnergySage Marketplace. When you compare quotes for solar panels on EnergySage's competitive solar marketplace, you can expect to see prices up to 20% lower than working with a single solar company.

Average solar panel cost by system size in Lewes, DE

System Size System Cost System Cost (after ITC)
3 kW $7,800 $5,772
4 kW $10,400 $7,696
5 kW $13,000 $9,620
6 kW $15,600 $11,544
7 kW $18,200 $13,468
8 kW $20,800 $15,392
9 kW $23,400 $17,316
10 kW $26,000 $19,240

2020 average solar panel cost graph in Lewes, DE

for a 5kW system

Great Price
$11,050 or less
Market Average
$13,000
Above Market
$14,950 or more

Solar installation costs do not include the 26% Federal Investment Tax Credit or local incentives. Learn more about local DE incentives, tax credits & rebates.

Payback Period

11.11 Years

20-Year Savings

$16,782

Cost per Watt

$2.60

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